Life is a journey filled with unexpected twists and turns, like the excitement of welcoming a new addition, retiring and starting a new adventure, or the bittersweet feeling of an empty nest. If something like this is changing in your own life, you may be considering buying or selling a house. That’s because through all these life-altering events, there is one common thread—the need to move.
Reasons People Still Need To Move Today
According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) there have been a lot of this type of milestone or life change over the last two years (see graph below):
As Claire Trapasso, Executive News Editor at Realtor.com, says:
“Because high mortgage rates, elevated home prices, and stubbornly low inventory make today’s housing market particularly challenging, many of today’s buyers are motivated by life changes, such as growing families, supporting elderly parents or grown children, or accommodating professional needs. . .”
Lean On a Real Estate Professional for Help
Whether you’re beginning your search for a home or preparing to sell your current house, you don’t have to go it alone. With their expertise, a real estate agent is an invaluable partner who can help you smoothly transition through these big moments in your life. Here are just a few examples.
When Buying a Home
If you’re welcoming a new addition and want more space, or downsizing because you’re empty-nesting, the need for a new home may be a top priority. While higher home prices and mortgage rates are creating challenges for buyers, you may have to find a way to meet your changing needs, even with today’s mortgage rates.
As your skilled real estate agent, I can help. My expertise and knowledge of the local housing market can save you a considerable amount of time and stress and help you sort through your specific needs, budget, and preferences, as we navigate your options and negotiate with the Seller.
When Selling a House
If you have a life-changing event happening now or in the near future, you may find that you want to make the most out of your investment when selling your house, so you can find one what works best for you moving forward.
As your real estate expert, I can help you accurately assess your home’s market value, suggest improvements to enhance its appeal, craft a strategic marketing plan, and ultimately make sure you get a fair price for your house, allowing you to move on to the next chapter of your life with confidence and peace of mind.
No matter your situation, lean on me as your trusted professional as you buy or sell your home. If recent life-changing events have you wanting or needing to move, I am here to help. Contact me today at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-233-0682.
~Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner Intero Reno (B.1001182.CORP).
November 14, 2023